Hans J. Wegner - 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale Hong Kong Monday, June 20, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private collection, Sweden
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2020

  • Literature

    Johan Møller Nielson, Wegner: En Dansk Møbelkunstner, Copenhagen, 1965, p. 101
    Grete Jalk, ed., Dansk Møbelkunst gennem 40 aar, Volume 3: 1947-1956, Copenhagen, 1987, pp. 99-101
    Jens Bernsen, Hans J. Wegner: Om Design, exh. cat., Dansk Design Center, Copenhagen, 1995, pp. 13, 15, 24, 25, 70, 92, 101, 111
    Christian Holmsted Olesen, Wegner: Just One Good Chair, exh. cat., Design Museum Denmark, Copenhagen, 2014, pp. 6, 14, 16, 52, 63, 66, 82, 90, 133-35

307

Pair of 'The Chair' armchairs, model no. 503

designed 1949, executed circa 1960
Oak, fabric.
76 x 62 x 50 cm (29 7/8 x 24 3/8 x 19 5/8 in.)
Executed by master cabinetmaker Johannes Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Underside of one armchair with manufacturer's paper label printed Design: Hans J. Wegner/MADE IN COPENHAGEN DENMARK BY/Johannes Hansen/CABINETMAKERS. Underside of other armchair stamped with manufacturer's mark and JOHANNES HANSEN/COPENHAGEN/DENMARK and with paper label printed with Danske Bank logo and DEN DANSKE BANK HAMBURG/NR. 89037.

Estimate
HK$40,000 - 60,000 
€4,900-7,300
$5,100-7,700

Sold for HK$69,300

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20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Day Sale

Hong Kong Auction 21 June 2022